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Old Jul 22nd, 2006, 02:10 PM   #1
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Laminate flooring...IKEA or HomeDepot

Of course true hardwoods are better, but I just need this for a small third floor work office.

But between are there differences in laminate wood flooring? Anyone used the stuff that's available at either IKEA or HomeDepot? Thanks
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Old Jul 22nd, 2006, 02:17 PM   #2
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Satchmo: the differences are largely in the thickness of the "wood" layer. Get the thickest layer possible for the money. Easy to install, though don't forget to work in the price of a layer of thin foam or similar material as suggested in the installation instructions. When you tap the laminate into place, I suggest you use your first off-cut and insert it into the groove of the wood you're tapping into place. Both tongue and groove are easily damaged by direct tapping.
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Old Jul 22nd, 2006, 10:22 PM   #3
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IKEA?

Go with Home Depot.
Because..... um .... I know someone that works there.
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Old Jul 23rd, 2006, 12:23 AM   #4
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I would be going with Home Depot as well.
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I would go with neither. It makes no difference where you buy something, what matters is the brand and quality.

There is a particular brand of laminate called Uniclic that is the best out there. Highly recommended.
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